Grealish, Chilwell score first England goals in Andorra rout

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Pulse-gh Oct. 9, 2021 11:23 p.m.

Grealish, Chilwell score first England goals in Andorra rout

Foden was the catalyst for England's second goal in the 40th minute when his superb no-look pass found Saka and the Arsenal winger fired home at the near post.

Initially, Chilwell thought his first England goal would be ruled out for offside, but Ukrainian Kateryna Monzul -- the first woman to referee an England men's match -- reversed the decision after a VAR check.

"I'm pleased with the way the team went about the game against a very specific challenge -- a low defence to break down.

With Andorra exhausted, Grealish was able to run onto goalkeeper Sam Johnstone's long throw and slot in from 10 yards in the 86th minute Grealish, in his first season with Manchester City after his club record move from Aston Villa, came off the bench to join Chilwell with his maiden England goal in the closing stages.

"There were some nice moments, for Chilly to get a goal after a tough summer with us.

Southgate's bench was on that side of the pitch, but there was never any danger of the England boss being put on the hot seat by the team from a tiny principality located in the mountains of the Pyrenees.

Sancho made a clever run on Foden's chipped pass before flicking the ball into Chilwell's path for the defender to slot into the empty net..

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